Category: integrity

How Can You Picture the Genius In All of Us?

Albert Einstein, the primary international symbol for genius, frequently insisted that he had no special gifts except passionate curiosity. “The important thing is not to stop questioning,” he said. “One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the

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Integrity Lessons From a Whistleblower to His Daughter

We’ve got to slow down and be like white lines on mountainous roads to each other, my Dad, the late Bill McHenry, once told me. Otherwise, how can we see and safely navigate the inevitable ethical fogs of work and life? … Each of us has a set of unique signals that let us know when we’re in or out of integrity, whether we call those signals our North Star, our touch stone, our inner compass. Or my favorite, which I learned in Dad’s shop, the level and plumb which have helped carpenters build on true and on the level for over 5,000 years.

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Whistleblowers: Why You’ve Got To Love Them and How To Support Them

Since caveman times, we’ve needed people to warn us about fraud and dangers in our food, water supply, and protective services. Today, as we rely on more goods and services from people we will never meet, we need whistleblowers even more.

Is Love Truly All We Need for Great Work and Money Dealings?

In a week where the news was dominated by yet another terrorist attempt and by a study showing widespread employee unhappiness, it was a treat to discover a world-wide sing-out of John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “All You Need is

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7 Ways to Bring More of Your Values and Vision into Your Business plan

Only a really nasty person would deliberately plan to create a business that’s unethical or harmful to employees, the earth and other stakeholders.  Yet, following the wisdom of the old adage, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” then failing

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